Paul Franklin


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Paul Franklin is a British entrepreneur. Paul started SideGains in 2019.[1]

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SideGains

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SideGains

Paul started SideGains in 2019. They detail the beginnings of their company in their Starter Story interview: [1]

Q: How did you get started on SideGains?

I started my business in 2015 when I was made redundant as a result of business restructuring. Luckily for me, someone who I knew through a past business relationship in the industry heard about this and head-hunted me as a contractor to run his PPC campaigns. So I walked straight from redundancy into a contracting position.

I’d recommend making plans and setting targets. If you just work without something to aim for you’ll just coast along and without a sense of achieving things you’ll struggle.

In a sense I hadn’t planned on becoming a business owner, it just sort of happened naturally. Had I never been made redundant, I might still be an employee.

Since 2015, I’ve been fortunate to pick up client work through recommendations and word of mouth. This has been great but also a little stressful as I often find it hard to turn down work opportunities.

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As a result, I’d been considering putting more emphasis on the SideGains blog before the coronavirus outbreak, to try to create more of an opportunity for a healthier work/life balance. The coronavirus forced my hand somewhat to focus more upon making my blog a more stable, scalable, and lower-maintenance way to generate revenue.

I have some way to go, but my blog is beginning to grow, which is very encouraging.

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